Embarrassingly Easy – Cheesy Baked Salsa Chicken
We love this recipe for a few reasons, one it’s SUPER-EASY, and two it’s DELICIOUS! This is an old recipe that is still as loved today as it was back in the day when 3 or 4 ingredient recipes were the norm.
If you don’t have time to cook then this is the perfect recipe for you and your family. It’s goes together quickly and dinner is on the table in about 35 minutes.
How to Make Cheesy Baked Salsa Chicken
- Lay chicken breasts in a casserole dish.
- Sprinkle boneless chicken breasts with brown sugar.
- Spoon over your favorite salsa.
- Bake uncovered for about 30-35 minutes.
What Ingredients do You Need to Make this Salsa Chicken?
- Chicken Breasts
- Brown Sugar
- Mexican Cheese
Easy and Delicious Dinner - Cheesy Salsa Chicken Breasts
- 1 lb. thin boneless chicken breasts
- 1/2 (15.5) oz. jar salsa
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 cup Mexican cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a casserole dish with nonstick spray.
Lay chicken breasts on the bottom of the dish and sprinkle lightly with salt and then brown sugar.
Spoon the salsa on top of the chicken breasts.
Bake uncovered for 25-30 minutes, depending on the size and thickness of the breasts.
How to Make This Recipe 6 Servings instead of 4:
Use 1-1/2 lbs. boneless chicken breasts
1-1/2 tablespoons of brown sugar
1 (15.5) jar of salsa
What to Serve with Salsa Chicken?
Only 4 ingredients are used in this easy salsa chicken recipe. Chicken, brown sugar, salsa and your favorite cheese blend.
We use both Mexican cheese and Mozzarella cheese depending on what we have on hand and both are delicious in this recipe.
We love easy meals that are also easy on the budget. Your food budget is one of the places where you can save tons of money each month, so we try to post as many $ saving recipes as possible.
You could substitute chicken thighs to save even more money on this recipe, but you would need to add about 10-15 minutes to the cook time.
TIP: Heat up any leftover salsa and serve with the chicken.
Serve with sour cream
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